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BIM: Virtual Project - London

About this course

This course is a bespoke Continuing Professional Development course. We will work with you to develop training that will fit your organisation’s needs.  To contact our expert staff to create a bespoke course that is tailor made for you, request a call back. To receive updates about Continuing Professional Development courses, fill out the enquiry form.

Working in a multidisciplinary team with colleagues, you’ll develop a real project using the facilities at our training suite in London. You’ll be able to use our state-of-the-art BIM software, including the latest Autodesk technology for planning, designing, building and managing. At the same time you’ll receive targeted training and coaching from the instructors at the BIM Academy, which was co-founded by Northumbria University, and which is an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre. By the end of the workshop your team will have gained hands-on experience of the benefits of BIM tools for a real project. You’ll also have broadened your understanding of BIM processes such as design coordination, model federation, dataset development and export, construction simulation, estimating and cost management. Think of the three-day course as a low-commitment trial of the potential of BIM.

If you’re part of a project team or SME that wants to experience Building Information Modelling in a real project environment, come to this course and discover the potential of BIM.




Learn from the Best

The vision of the BIM Academy is to be an international centre of excellence for Building Information Modelling. As an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC), all courses have expert trainers who are ATC instructors.


Learning Environment

The courses at the Northern Design Centre provide plenty of opportunities for hands-on use of up-to-date software and technology.


Your Future

The BIM Academy offers training courses for all levels from novice through to expert. Please contact us about other courses that could be relevant to your professional development.


Course info

Award Type Certificate of Attendance

Delivery Method Workshops, demonstrations and hands-on experience.

Sector Architecture, Built Environment and Construction

Study Mode Intensive

Location London

Start TBC - Please register your interest

Duration 3 Day Course

This three-day course is aimed at construction professionals who want to experience the benefits of Business Information Modelling (BIM) tools and gain an insight into the potential for BIM to deliver projects faster, better and more cost-effectively.


There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Day 1

  • Introduction to the workshop and meet the team
  • What is BIM with case studies
  • What is the government strategy including standards and protocols such as PAS1192:2&3?
  • Design brief, Employers Information Requirements (EIR) and Asset Information Requirements (AIR)

Identification of BIM processes including:

  • Design authoring
  • Design coordination
  • Model federation and validation
  • Environmental analysis
  • Dataset development and export (COBie or equivalent)Construction simulation (4D)
  • Estimating and cost management (5D)
  • Facilities Management (6D) - Visualisation
  • Development of a BIM Execution Plan (BEP)
  • Introduction to the Common Data Environment (CDE)
  • Data Drop 1
  • Design review (development of the concept mass model and area scheduling)
  • Energy analysis
  • Closing summary

Day 2

Introduction Design authoring (light training on model authoring and cost tools)

Model navigation and reviewing (free tools)

Model federation and clash detection Introduction to 4BIM

Data drop 2a/b

Model auditing

Introduction to cost modelling

4D construction simulation

Closing summary

Day 3


Introduction to family creation

4D construction simulation delegate development

Introduction to 2D detailing and rendering

Populating models with data

Further model federation and clash detection

Data drop 3

Facilities management integration

Delegate presentation

Lessons learned workshop


This course is delivered by our multidisciplinary team of experienced and skilled practitioners.


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